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Minor Threat

Minort Threat formed in 1980 with Ian Mackye, Jeff Nelson, Brian Baker, and Lyle Preslar, from the ashes offormer D.C. Punk band Teen Idles, and after a solid amount of gigs they released their first E.P., "Minor Threat",which became a regional succes. The follow up "In my Eyes" and shared almost equal succes. During this timethey began to be coined "Straight Edge" for their song with the same title, and are considered the forrunners ofthe "Straight Edge" scene. After "In my Eyes" was released ", Lyle Preslar left for college and Minor Threatrecruited Steve Hansgen as bassist. Lyle returned, Brian Baker switched over to second guitar and they recordedthe LP "Out of Step". After releaseing their final EP "Salad Days" the band called it quits. They are foreverremembered to have kicked ass.

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LPs
Out of Step
1983

4.3
342 Votes
EPs
First Demo Tape
2003

4
106 Votes
Salad Days
1985

3.6
34 Votes
In My Eyes
1981

4.1
151 Votes
Minor Threat
1981

4.4
424 Votes
Live Albums
Live at DC Space/Buff Hall/9:30 Club
2003

4.4
17 Votes
Compilations
Complete Discography
1990

4.4
741 Votes

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